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 Last update:  1/10/2012       Read more by Miguel Rivera         
   
Saul Alvarez Back on May 5? With or Against Mayweather?
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By Miguel Rivera

Canelo Promotions have sent word to BoxingScene.com that WBC junior middleweight Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (39-0, 29KOs) will return on May 5th. The undefeated Alvarez has already began to exercise in his native Guadalajara. Canelo's team made no mention of a fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr., who returns on May 5 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Alvarez is one of the two fighters being considered to face Mayweather on May 5, but recent reports are stating that Robert Guerrero is now the frontrunner to get this match.

If Guerrero secures Mayweather, sources in Mexico believe that Canelo will appear on the Mayweather pay-per-view in a co-feature position - either from the MGM Grand or a different location. Canelo's addition, either against or alongside Mayweather, will create additional revenue for the big Mexican "Cinco De Mayo" pay-per-view.

Last September, Mayweather and Canelo co-headlined an HBO pay-per-view from separate locations, with Mayweather knocking out Victor Ortiz in Los Angeles, while Canelo stopped Alfonso Gomez in California.

Tags: Floyd Mayweather Jr. , Saul Alvarez , Mayweather-Canelo , Mayweather vs Canelo



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comment by mrpleaseplease, on 01-11-2012
Wow, lots of talk on this one. The way i see it, shane is available and would fight for a small purse, but what would happen if he lost?(which is very possible) With the way that canelos people been handling him i"d be surprized if he takes such a dangerous fight, although it would be a great fig...

comment by NearHypnos, on 01-10-2012
I love Mosley too much to ever go against him. Plus, I'm convinced his chin is still pretty solid and hits hard...Canelo doesn't know what head movement means in all his fights sooo... I wonder how he deals with those pretty quick (once lightning fast) leaping hooks Shane throws, or his still qu...

comment by Ringlife, on 01-10-2012
Have Canelo fight the winner of Molina vs kirland on the undercard.

comment by APPONO ASTOS, on 01-10-2012
canelo will probably fight mosley...

comment by fceeviper, on 01-10-2012
[QUOTE=joesaiditstrue]Canelo vs Cotto / Guererro vs Marquez / Floyd vs Manny oh what a sweet card that would be #takemymoneyplease[/QUOTE] :omfg: :omfg:

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